Come to this course prepared to discuss your bridge design problems and specific questions. Instructors will demonstrate practical techniques to answer your questions and provide essential information about bridge design.
Who Should Attend?
No bridge design experience is required, but a background in structural engineering is necessary. This course will be valuable to those with bridge design and review responsibility, including:
- Personnel employed by state and local highway agencies
Introduction to LRFD Highway Bridge Design approach (AASHTO 7th ed.)
Limit states and combined loadings
Bridge Floor Concrete Deck Design
Steel Bridge Design: Step-by-Step, 3-Span, Composite Action, 30-ft Roadway, Major Highway Bridge
Pier Hammerhead Design: Step-by-Step, 3-Span Steel Bridge
Prestressed/Precast Concrete Bridge Design
An Historic Look at Bridge Design
Post-tensioned Spliced Girder Bridge Design
- Use of composite reinforced polymer materials (FRP)
- Precast substructures
- Precast decks
- Reinforcement free decks
"Great course for someone new to bridge design or a bridge design veteran."
—Troyer Ritter, Shoemaker & Haaland PE Coralville, Iowa
"Dr. Oliva is very knowledgeable on the subject and does a very wonderful job explaining the topics for everyone to understand."
—Jacob Allen, Structural Engineer Lin Engineering Springfield, Illinois
"This course was a great refresher and also brought to light a few things that I had not considered before."
—Logan Sallee, Bridge Engineer Palmer Engineering Winchester, Kentucky
"Very knowledgeable presenter, excellent instructor."
—Andrew Wilkin, Engineering Supervisor Mabey, Inc. Orlando, Florida
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